The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Solutions Architect
Rank 871 927 -
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Solutions Architect 25 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.004% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.004% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 0
Average salary £85,000 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £70,000 -
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101047 111774 101802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.63% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83000 91849 84625
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Principal Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Principal Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect within the UK.

Principal Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +72 23 £85,000 +21.42% 1
South East +28 16 £85,000 -
Berkshire +10 8 - -
Hampshire - 8 £85,000 -
Andover - 8 £85,000 -
Reading - 8 - -
London - 6 £90,000 -
Watford - 1 £80,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £80,000 -
East of England - 1 £80,000 -

Principal Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 32 (71.11%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 20 (44.44%) Marketing
2 20 (44.44%) Open Source
3 17 (37.78%) Degree
4 16 (35.56%) Big Data
4 16 (35.56%) Computer Science
5 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
6 13 (28.89%) SDLC
7 12 (26.67%) Oracle
8 11 (24.44%) Internet
8 11 (24.44%) TOGAF
8 11 (24.44%) Data Centre
8 11 (24.44%) Internet of Things
8 11 (24.44%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (22.22%) Cyber Security
9 10 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
10 9 (20.00%) Scrum
10 9 (20.00%) Local Government
10 9 (20.00%) SysML
10 9 (20.00%) ITIL
10 9 (20.00%) UML
10 9 (20.00%) SOA
10 9 (20.00%) ArchiMate
10 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (20.00%) COBIT
10 9 (20.00%) BPMN
10 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 8 (17.78%) Network Management
11 8 (17.78%) OpenStack

Principal Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (17.78%) OpenStack
2 5 (11.11%) Apache Pig
2 5 (11.11%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.44%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.44%) SaaS
3 2 (4.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) Internet
2 8 (17.78%) Software-Defined Networking
2 8 (17.78%) Broadband
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (4.44%) VLAN
3 2 (4.44%) MPLS
3 2 (4.44%) OSPF
3 2 (4.44%) BGP
3 2 (4.44%) RTP
3 2 (4.44%) SS7
3 2 (4.44%) CTI
3 2 (4.44%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) Big Data
2 7 (15.56%) Hadoop
3 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (11.11%) Apache Hive
4 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 5 (11.11%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (44.44%) Telecoms
1 20 (44.44%) Marketing
2 9 (20.00%) Local Government
3 6 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 5 (11.11%) Mandarin Language
4 5 (11.11%) Cantonese Language
4 5 (11.11%) German Language
5 4 (8.89%) Finance
6 1 (2.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Computer Science
2 11 (24.44%) Data Centre
2 11 (24.44%) Internet of Things
3 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
4 5 (11.11%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (4.44%) IVR
6 1 (2.22%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (71.11%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (44.44%) Open Source
3 13 (28.89%) SDLC
4 11 (24.44%) TOGAF
5 10 (22.22%) Cyber Security
5 10 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
6 9 (20.00%) Scrum
6 9 (20.00%) SysML
6 9 (20.00%) ITIL
6 9 (20.00%) UML
6 9 (20.00%) SOA
6 9 (20.00%) ArchiMate
6 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (20.00%) BPMN
7 8 (17.78%) Network Management
8 5 (11.11%) CRM
8 5 (11.11%) RAD
8 5 (11.11%) MVC
8 5 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) C#
2 4 (8.89%) R
2 4 (8.89%) Python
3 2 (4.44%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Degree
2 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) CCIE
3 1 (2.22%) CCNP
3 1 (2.22%) CCNA
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.22%) MBA
3 1 (2.22%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) COBIT
2 5 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Apache Flume
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.67%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (4.44%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) Pega
5 1 (2.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.22%) Juniper
5 1 (2.22%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.22%) Amdocs
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
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